Archive for February, 2013

Variety is Back!

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The best publication about the entertainment business is free online again.  Continue reading

This Week in London News

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I’ll do my best to give a Reader’s Digest version about what our Mayor and his cronies have done.  Again.  Continue reading

They Call it “Common Sense”

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We got into a spirited disagreement on The Big Show on Monday.  Continue reading

Our Teacher, The Monkey

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How can it be that we as humans have been peeling bananas the wrong way our whole lives?   Continue reading

Brandt’s Randt – Go Ahead, Take a Winter Getaway, But…

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This week’s randt appears to have touched a lot of nerves.  Thanks to Facebook, it’s now possible to make all of your friends feel bad at once because they can’t get away to sun and surf during the deep, dark... Continue reading

An Open Letter to Fellow Broadcasters

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Please, stop shortening methadone to “meth”.  Meth is crystal methamphetamine, a very potent, dangerous drug that has ruined countless lives. Methadone is a medicine that reduces the cravings for heroin. It is prescribed to people who are trying to kick... Continue reading

DIY Wall Hook Takes Flight

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Poking through the junk and treasures of a nostalgia show in Woodstock, I happened upon some trophy tops. They were weighty, brass airplane-themed toppers selling for five bucks each.  Continue reading

Slavery Over in All States Now

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It’s a surprising story, really.  A doctor who calls Mississippi home was inspired after seeing the movie Lincoln to research when each US state officially abolished slavery.  He found that his home state still hadn’t done it. Continue reading

This is Me

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I used to lose track of pens. Now I lose my glasses.  I have 6 or 8 readers floating around here somewhere but there never seems to be a pair in the room I’m in. I realize I’m not alone... Continue reading

Sunday/Monday (Family Day) Posting: Rival Sons

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Gone are the days when I can sit or stand in a packed club and wait until 11 pm for the headliner to get on stage. So it was especially amazing that the Long Beach, California band, Rival Sons, visited... Continue reading